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Flashcards in sat_psat_vocbulary_20151002145159 Deck (20):
1

Acquiesce

to agree to, to give in to

2

Bombast

arrogant, pompous language

3

Curtail

cut short

4

Epicure

someone who appreciates good food and drink

5

Heed

listen to

6

Lampoon

ridicule, spoof

7

Oblivious

totally unaware

8

Podium

raised platform

9

Resonant

echoing

10

Tenuous

flimsy; not solid

11

Accolade

tribute, honor, praise

12

Bolster

support, prop up

13

Cryptic

puzzling, enigmatic

14

Ephemeral

short-lived

15

Hedonist

a pleasure seeker

16

Lamentation

expression of regret or sorrow

17

Obliterate

destroy; demolish; eradicate

18

Plummet

fall suddenly and sleeply

19

Resolution

determination

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Tentative

not certain